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Friday Postcards from a Seattle Summer


July 25, 2014 by Terumi

baby rollercoaster at Remlinger Farm

For the past month I haven’t had any will to travel anywhere, the weather has been perfect and Seattle is …
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Why a Seattle Children’s Theatre Subscription might be a good idea for your family


July 24, 2014 by Terumi


Okay here’s some math you might want to try if you’re in the Seattle area and you are thinking about …
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Birth week, the Space Needle and a Lunar Orbiter


July 23, 2014 by Terumi


The guys’ turned 6 this week and as usual our birthday celebration has exploded into a birth week celebration and …
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Shopping things I’ve been asked about lately barely making it on a Monday


July 22, 2014 by Terumi

octonauts party decorations

Whew. Now that was definitely a weekend. I’ve barely started to put away the decorations from my guys’ birthday but …
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Cloud City Coffee and Pianos in the Parks (Seattle, WA)


July 19, 2014 by Terumi

without music life would be a mistake

Some things on a Friday are to wonderful not to share.  We wanted to hang out at the park with …
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Design a little bit of good (FashionABLE and Alt)


July 17, 2014 by Terumi

fashionABLE scarf

Here’s my little plea for some good on a Thursday afternoon when there is oh so much sad on the …
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A Day-trip to the Point Defiance Zoo in Tacoma (part of our summer staycation in Seattle)


July 16, 2014 by Terumi

aardvark eating at the zoo

I can barely count how many trips I’ve put into my trip-finder in Expedia for this summer and then not …
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Anniversary sale shopping, adventures with my dog nephew and oh so much sun on a Monday


July 14, 2014 by Terumi

me and my smiley dog nephew

One of my very favorite people stopped in town with my favorite dog nephew the same weekend that my very …
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Where my kids discovered cucumber cream cheese sandwiches and scones (adorabelle tea room, Steveston, BC)


July 11, 2014 by Terumi

adorabelle tea room steveston

I always knew my kids would love sushi and perogies because those ingredients are a part of their souls. And …
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Who cares if your soccer team loses if you get to meet Bill Nye and learn how to save lives.


July 9, 2014 by Terumi


It is a really cool thing when a place like the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation opens up its doors …
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What I’m buying the Monday after the July 4th weekend now that it’s finally summer


July 7, 2014 by Terumi

Trail between Willaby campground and lake quinalt lodge

We can finally say it’s summer in Seattle.  We completed our first camping trip in the Olympic National Park and …
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What Costco feels like when you’re five and how it makes me feel as a parent


July 3, 2014 by Terumi

lining up at paseo

We went to Costco for the first time in ages. It was a zoo.  It wasn’t Superbowl, or Black Friday, …
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Seattle Summer Bucket List 2014


July 1, 2014 by Terumi

seattle bucket list

We know it’s summer in Seattle when the cruise ships start announcing their arrival, the Ride the Ducks amphibious vehicles …
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Because I survived two weeks while the husband was away in Japan shopping on a Monday


June 30, 2014 by Terumi

beach morning at Golden Gardens

So I did it.  I totally survived even though I didn’t think I would ever be able to even take …
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If I owned a bakery and a few other lovely places in Denmark I dream about daily


June 27, 2014 by Terumi

wulf and konstali

We were so lucky that when we visited Copenhagen, our Airbnb rental was literally right above a fabulous bakery. I …
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So easy summer salad


June 25, 2014 by Terumi

so easy summer salad

I am not a big fuss cooker, so I love things like salads that taste good, have loads of vegetables …
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Golden Gardens and Pancakes for lunch (Seattle, WA)


June 24, 2014 by Terumi

slide at Golden Gardens park

An alternate perfect ending to this adventure would be stopping at the Ballard Paseo window on our way into the …
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Because I’m not traveling on a Monday


June 23, 2014 by Terumi

Cheering for USA #worldcup

Mondays are better with painted toes and my sis and I managed to have a much needed sister date this …
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Bouncy Balls, Rice Maker Pancakes and things we’ve made because of Social Media


June 20, 2014 by Terumi


Can you believe that summer has officially started? We had our last day of preschool and I may have bawled …
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The cutest little ice cream stand in Copenhagen (Oswald’s Isbar, Copenhagen)


June 18, 2014 by Terumi

quote about traveling

And maybe the sweetest ice cream man I’ve ever met. We biked to this adorable little neighborhood looking for the …
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